SUNBURY — Cory Yerger and Alexis Angstadt made free throws in the final 30 seconds to cap Shikellamy’s 41-39 Heartland Athletic Conference crossover win over Lewisburg on Saturday.
The Braves (3-1) trailed by as many as nine points before a fourth-quarter rally put them ahead by four. Yerger hit back-to-back 3-pointers in the spurt.
Lewisburg (1-1) was able to tie it in the last minute, but Shikellamy’s aforementioned foul shots iced the win.
Angstadt and Yerger led the Braves with 14 and 13 points, respectively.
Maria Kelleher paced the Green Dragons with 13 points.
North Schuylkill 68, Shamokin 24
FOUNTAIN SPRINGS — By the time the first quarter ended the Indians had already fallen into a 17-point hole to the Spartans, who easily took the non-league victory.
Shaylee Pesarchick led Shamokin (1-3) with seven points, while a total of 11 players scored in the game for North Schuylkill (3-0).
Mifflinburg 49, Bellefonte 42
BELLEFONTE — Jeremy Uscowskas’ game-high 22 points helped keep the Wildcats undefeated with the non-league win over the Raiders.
James Zack and Jordan Wagner both chipped in nine points for Mifflinburg (4-0).
“We shared the ball very well and we took advantage of the mismatches offensively that were created by some good screen and rolls on our part,” said Mifflinburg coach Andre’ Roupp.
Greenwood 53, Selinsgrove 40
MILLERSTOWN — A four-point third quarter didn’t slow the Wildcats down much as they tallied 16 points in the fourth period to take the non-league win.
Three players scored in double figures for Greenwood (3-2), with Josh Ferguson leading the way with 15 points and Ryan Kerstetter adding 13.
Dylan Hoke scored 17 points and David Aurand had 12 points for Selinsgrove (1-1).
Allentown Central Catholic 80, Danville 56
ALLENTOWN — The Ironmen stayed with the Vikings for the first eight minutes of the contest, but from there ACC would roll to the non-league win.
Danville, which was led by Bret Berg’s 17 points and 14 points from Zach Kosick, trailed just 22-20 after the first quarter.
Allentown Central Catholic took control of the game in the second period and the Vikings led 46-31 at the half.
Mifflin County 60, Shikellamy 40
LEWISTOWN — Brothers C.J. and Ernie Tyler combined for almost half of the Braves’ points, but it wasn’t enough as the Huskies took the non-league win. Shikellamy falls to 1-2.
Williams Valley 79, Line Mountain 58
TOWER CITY — At the end of the first quarter the game was tied at 18, but that’s when the Vikings broke the contest open and beat the Eagles in the non-league game.
Bill Breinich and Cole Rickert scored 15 points apiece for Line Mountain (2-2). Rickert added nine rebounds and three steals, while Breinich had three steals and three assists for the Eagles.
St. John Neumann 56, Lourdes Regional 45
COAL TOWNSHIP — The Griffins only led by seven points at the half, but they maintained that seperation throughout the non-league contest to beat the Red Raiders.
Michael Menapace scored 14 points and Matt Savitski added 11 for Lourdes (3-1).
Upper Dauphin Tournament
Shikellamy 66, Shamokin 9
Manheim Township 51, Shikellamy 21
Shikellamy 42, Hazleton 24
Schuylkill Valley 60, Shikellamy 24
Upper Dauphin 39, Shikellamy 36
ELIZABETHVILLE — A trio of wrestlers went undefeated on the day as Shikellamy went 2-3 and placed fourth in the tournament.
Nick Gittens and John Rohrbach both went 5-0 at 106 and 160 pounds, respectively. Dwayne Pepper went 3-0 at 195 pounds for the Braves (3-3).
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